Landscape Artist of the Year
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Landscape Artist of the Year: Bowling Green Knaresborough (Day 2)

Season 3 Episode 1 Smooth/Arts June 12, 2018

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Hosts Joan Bakewell and Frank Skinner launch a nationwide search for the Landscape Artist of the Year 2017, as contestants paint iconic locations across the country.

Hosts Joan Bakewell and Frank Skinner launch a nationwide search for the Landscape Artist of the Year 2017, as contestants paint iconic locations across the country.

Portrait Artist of the Year
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Portrait Artist of the Year: Final: Main Sitter Emeli Sande

Season 4 Episode 10 Smooth/Arts October 16, 2018

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It's the final and the portrait artists are challenged to paint award-winning singer-songwriter Emeli Sande before the judges pick a series winner.

It's the final and the portrait artists are challenged to paint award-winning singer-songwriter Emeli Sande before the judges pick a series winner.

Portrait Artist of the Year
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Portrait Artist of the Year: Meera Syal, Derek Jacobi, Kirsty Wark

Season 4 Episode 8 Smooth/Arts October 2, 2018

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In the last of the heats, actor Meera Syal, star of stage and screen Sir Derek Jacobi, and broadcaster Kirsty Wark sit for a new group of portrait artists.

In the last of the heats, actor Meera Syal, star of stage and screen Sir Derek Jacobi, and broadcaster Kirsty Wark sit for a new group of portrait artists.

Tate Britain's Great Art Walks
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Tate Britain's Great Art Walks: Holman Hunt with Robert Lindsay

Season 2 Episode 5 Smooth/Arts April 15, 2019

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Gus Casley-Hayford is joined by actor Robert Lindsay as they explore the landscapes that inspired Victorian painter William Holman Hunt. This journey of discovery takes Gus ...

Gus Casley-Hayford is joined by actor Robert Lindsay as they explore the landscapes that inspired Victorian painter William Holman Hunt. This journey of discovery takes Gus and Robert from the cliffs of the Sussex coast to the backs-streets of Chelsea as they venture into the world of the pre-raphelite brotherhood the group of young men who started an art revolution and became obsessed with their muses. These men, led by Holman Hunt railed against The Royal Academy and changed British Art forever.

Tate Britain's Great Art Walks
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Tate Britain's Great Art Walks: John Singer Sargent with David Bailey

Season 2 Episode 4 Smooth/Arts April 8, 2019

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Gus Casely-Hayford is joined by legendary society photographer David Bailey to explore the world of Edwardian portrait painter John Singer Sargent. This journey takes Gus and ...

Gus Casely-Hayford is joined by legendary society photographer David Bailey to explore the world of Edwardian portrait painter John Singer Sargent. This journey takes Gus and David to some of Britain's grandest estates from Blenheim palace to Ightham Mote and gives us a fascinating peek into this artist outsider who painted some of the Belle Epoque's most celebrated names. Gus' journey also takes him to Paris where Sargent trained but also where his career nearly ended in scandal, here Gus gets unique access to the Louvre to discover one of his Sargent's early paintings with a fascinating tale behind it of jealousy and subterfuge.

Portrait Artist of the Year
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Portrait Artist of the Year: Michael Ball, Robert Bathurst and Anita Rani

Season 4 Episode 7 Smooth/Arts September 25, 2018

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Singer Michael Ball, actor Robert Bathurst and broadcaster Anita Rani are the celebrity sitters as the portrait painting competition continues.

Singer Michael Ball, actor Robert Bathurst and broadcaster Anita Rani are the celebrity sitters as the portrait painting competition continues.

Landscape Artist of the Year
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Landscape Artist of the Year: South Gare Steelworks (Day 2)

Season 3 Episode 2 Smooth/Arts June 19, 2018

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A new group of artists are challenged to paint the world-famous steelworks at South Gare, near the mouth of the River Tees.

A new group of artists are challenged to paint the world-famous steelworks at South Gare, near the mouth of the River Tees.

Tate Britain's Great Art Walks
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Tate Britain's Great Art Walks: Stanley Spencer with Billy Connolly

Season 2 Episode 1 Smooth/Arts March 18, 2019

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Gus Casley-Hayford and Billy Connolly embark on a journey through Cookham, Berkshire, the home and artistic inspiration for Stanley Spencer, the man once dubbed the divine ...

Gus Casley-Hayford and Billy Connolly embark on a journey through Cookham, Berkshire, the home and artistic inspiration for Stanley Spencer, the man once dubbed the divine fool of British art.

Portrait Artist of the Year
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Portrait Artist of the Year: Rachel Hunter, Stefanie Martini And Conleth Hill

Season 4 Episode 4 Smooth/Arts September 4, 2018

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This episode's famous sitters are model Rachel Hunter, actress Stefanie Martini, and Game of Thrones star Conleth Hill as the portrait painting competition continues.

This episode's famous sitters are model Rachel Hunter, actress Stefanie Martini, and Game of Thrones star Conleth Hill as the portrait painting competition continues.

Tate Britain's Great Art Walks
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Tate Britain's Great Art Walks: Dora Carrington with Helena Bonham Carter

Season 2 Episode 3 Smooth/Arts April 1, 2019

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The utterly beguiling Helena Bonham Carter embarks on a journey with Gus Casely Hayford following in the footstep of one of Helena's teenage heroes, Dora Carrington. This ...

The utterly beguiling Helena Bonham Carter embarks on a journey with Gus Casely Hayford following in the footstep of one of Helena's teenage heroes, Dora Carrington. This adventure takes them from the beautiful Sussex countryside to the breathtaking landscapes of the Lake District, discovering along the way a complex and tragic figure at the centre of an impossible menage a trois between Ralph Partridge, a husband she didn't a love and Lytton Stachey the gay man she adored.

The Art Show
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The Art Show

Season 1 Episode 1 Smooth/Arts February 13, 2018

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Art is in the lifeblood of every society, and by travelling the world to where art is made, and engaging with those who make it, this unique series expands our understanding ...

Art is in the lifeblood of every society, and by travelling the world to where art is made, and engaging with those who make it, this unique series expands our understanding of people, places, culture and history. The series is a selection of vivid films from locations as far apart as Japan, Mexico, India, Italy and North America. Each episode features a weekend spent in one of our great cities of art such as Venice, New York, Mexico City, Beijing and Istanbul, where we seek out seminal works of the past to show how they reflect history as much as contemporary art reflects today.

Landscape Artist of the Year
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Landscape Artist of the Year: Knaresborough Viaduct (Day 1)

Season 3 Episode 4 Smooth/Arts July 8, 2018

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Joan Bakewell and Frank Skinner welcome a new group of artists to Knaresborough, where they are challenged to paint the striking views of the historic viaduct.

Joan Bakewell and Frank Skinner welcome a new group of artists to Knaresborough, where they are challenged to paint the striking views of the historic viaduct.

Landscape Artist of the Year
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Landscape Artist of the Year: Winners Film Noel Cowards House Firefly, Jamaica

Season 3 Episode 9 Smooth/Arts September 2, 2018

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This special film follows the winner of Landscape Artist of the Year 2017 to Jamaica, where they will paint the breathtaking view from Noel Coward's home, Firefly.

This special film follows the winner of Landscape Artist of the Year 2017 to Jamaica, where they will paint the breathtaking view from Noel Coward's home, Firefly.

Royalty Close Up
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Royalty Close Up

Season 1 Episode 2 SBS April 8, 2014

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Award-winning filmmaker Don Letts explores the work of photojournalist Kent Gavin, considered the greatest chronicler of the British royal family. Gavin, who trained as a war ...

Award-winning filmmaker Don Letts explores the work of photojournalist Kent Gavin, considered the greatest chronicler of the British royal family. Gavin, who trained as a war photojournalist, used his skills to capture some incredible photographs of the Queen and her family at public events across the world. He was also the only photographer invited to Prince William's christening.

How Art Made the World
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How Art Made the World: More Human Than Human

Episode 1 ABC August 26, 2008

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What links the Hello Boys! Wonderbra campaign, Michaelangelo's David and a 35,000 year old stone statuette? You may not have noticed, but images dominate our lives, telling ...

What links the Hello Boys! Wonderbra campaign, Michaelangelo's David and a 35,000 year old stone statuette? You may not have noticed, but images dominate our lives, telling us how to behave, what to think and even how to feel. The five part series How Art Made The World reveals that the images and pictures that surround us today aren't recent inventions, but originate in a world that is hundreds of thousands of years old.

Tate Britain's Great Art Walks
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Tate Britain's Great Art Walks: Edwin Landseer with Jeremy Paxman

Season 2 Episode 2 Smooth/Arts March 25, 2019

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Gus Casely Hayford and broadcasting legend Jeremy Paxman walk through the wilderness of the Scottish Caingorms mountains and discover the landscapes that inspired Victorian ...

Gus Casely Hayford and broadcasting legend Jeremy Paxman walk through the wilderness of the Scottish Caingorms mountains and discover the landscapes that inspired Victorian artist Edwin Landseer. Together they reveal the fascinating yet tormented portrait of Landseer, whose life story started with ambition and ended in madness. With his passion for the history of Victorian era, Jeremy gives us his unique insight into the context in which the artist was painting. The walks will take Gus and Jeremy to some of the most remote parts of the UK, from the grand Balmoral estate to the rugged scenery of Loch Avon.

The Hidden Life Of Masterpieces
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The Hidden Life Of Masterpieces

SBS July 9, 2011

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Internationally renowned Rembrandt experts gather at the Louvre where the original works of the artist housed in the gallery have been taken off the wall, and out of their ...

Internationally renowned Rembrandt experts gather at the Louvre where the original works of the artist housed in the gallery have been taken off the wall, and out of their frames, for close examination. A collective investigation on behalf of the experts reveals surprising new insights into techniques as well as the often complex histories of the paintings themselves.

The Hidden Life Of Masterpieces
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The Hidden Life Of Masterpieces

SBS July 16, 2011

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Internationally renowned Leonardo experts gather at the Louvre where the original works of the artist housed in the gallery have been taken off the walls and out of their ...

Internationally renowned Leonardo experts gather at the Louvre where the original works of the artist housed in the gallery have been taken off the walls and out of their frames for close examination. The Louvre holds seven of his 15 masterpieces, which constitutes the most important collection of Leonardos in the world.